Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease | Complications

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What can I expect?

For most people, NAFLD is harmless and does not cause serious health problems. NAFLD usually does not affect how well the liver works. However, in rare cases, NAFLD may stop the liver from working as it should. Although no one can tell for sure who will have liver problems from NAFLD, it is more likely to happen in people who have diabetes or who are very overweight.

Source

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease by M Bayard, J Holt, E Boroughs (American Family Physician June 01, 2006, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060601/1961.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 12/06

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